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Pain

by Michelle Anne Schingler

In Zeruya Shalev’s searing contemporary novel "Pain", an Israeli woman who survived a terror attack is forced to address the wounds that will not heal. Ten years ago, Iris survived a bus bombing. Scraped off of molten pavement, she... Read More

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Isolde

by Meagan Logsdon

In the wake of the Bolshevik Revolution, many Russians fled the country and ensconced themselves in interwar Europe. Irina Odoevtseva’s novel "Isolde" speaks to the sense of alienation that many young Russians felt as they waited,... Read More

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The Translator's Bride

by Meg Nola

In João Reis’s melancholy yet comic The Translator’s Bride, a nameless translator in a nameless city struggles to interpret his own life, wandering through a frustrating maze of streetcars, chilling rain, and moldy interiors. His... Read More

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